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Fluoride in Onehunga - Honest Universe

Mark Hanna May 05, 2014

In last month’s issue of my local community newsletter, Onehunga Community News, an article was published about water fluoridation. For those of you who are non-locals, Onehunga is a suburb of Auckland, and in general drinking water in Auckland is fluoridated. The article mentioned some of the recent national news about fluoridation, which I won’t […] … Read More

Declan Waugh scaremongers over fluoride – again - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 10, 2014

Mary Byrne, the convener of the anti-fluoridation activist group Fluoride Action Network of NZ, is promoting “alarming information” about incidence of neural tube developmental defects like spina bifida with the implication they are caused by community water fluoridation. Her authority for this is Declan Waugh! Any critical examination of Waugh’s claims on fluoridation (and there … … Continue reading … Read More

Fluoridation – Mass Medication or a Societal Benefit? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 08, 2013

The recent decision by the Hamilton City Council to stop fluoridating the Hamilton water supply has received substantial commentary from my fellow science bloggers regarding the science (or lack there of) behind this decision (see here, here, here, here and here). Most of these posts have addressed some of the dodgy scientific arguments put forward by anti-fluoridation … Read More